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Shrimp vs Bass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Shrimp and Bass different?

  • Shrimp is higher in Copper, Zinc and Calcium, however Bass is richer in Iron, Monounsaturated Fat and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Shrimp is 38% higher.
  • Shrimp contains 4 times more Calcium than Bass. While Shrimp contains 70mg of Calcium, Bass contains only 19mg.
  • Bass has less Cholesterol.

Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) and Fish, bass, striped, cooked, dry heat are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Shrimp
3
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5
Bass
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Copper +847.5%
Contains more Zinc +221.6%
Contains more Iron +111.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -20.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 22% 23% 28% 127% 45% 102% 15%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 6% 29% 37% 14% 14% 109% 12%
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Copper +847.5%
Contains more Zinc +221.6%
Contains more Iron +111.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -20.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Shrimp
0
:
9
Bass
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 7% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 552% 0% 8%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Shrimp
65
Bass
Mineral Summary Score
47
Shrimp
32
Bass

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
144%
Shrimp
136%
Bass
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Bass
Fats
1%
Shrimp
14%
Bass

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Shrimp Bass
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shrimp Bass
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.594g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bass
Bass is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 86mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bass
Bass contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bass
Bass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Bass
Bass is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bass
Bass is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Shrimp Bass Opinion
Calories 99 124 Bass
Protein 23.98 22.73 Shrimp
Fats 0.28 2.99 Bass
Vitamin C 0 Bass
Carbs 0.2 0 Shrimp
Cholesterol 189 103 Bass
Vitamin D
Iron 0.51 1.08 Bass
Calcium 70 19 Shrimp
Potassium 259 328 Bass
Magnesium 39 51 Bass
Sugars
Fiber 0 Bass
Copper 0.379 0.04 Shrimp
Zinc 1.64 0.51 Shrimp
Starch
Phosphorus 237 254 Bass
Sodium 111 88 Bass
Vitamin A 104 Bass
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.115 Bass
Vitamin B2 0.037 Bass
Vitamin B3 2.558 Bass
Vitamin B5 0.865 Bass
Vitamin B6 0.346 Bass
Vitamin B12 4.41 Bass
Vitamin K
Folate 10 Bass
Trans Fat 0.002 Bass
Saturated Fat 0.056 0.65 Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048 0.846 Bass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 1.005 Bass
Tryptophan 0.255 Bass
Threonine 0.997 Bass
Isoleucine 1.047 Bass
Leucine 1.848 Bass
Lysine 2.088 Bass
Methionine 0.673 Bass
Phenylalanine 0.887 Bass
Valine 1.171 Bass
Histidine 0.669 Bass
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/nutrients
  2. Bass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174228/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.